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Old 12-20-2010, 05:19 PM
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Default Re: Could we manage without technology?

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Originally Posted by Ender the Xenocide View Post
That is not the point of the thread. It is not saying we ran out of ways to you use technology, it is just saying that all technology as of now ceases to work. If we ran out of the ability to create technology, we would be humans no longer.
I meant "Will we make it" as more of a "could we survive in such conditions". Let's say everyone were to lose their thumb and anything using any sort of energy becomes disabled (steam/electric etcetera), rendering us unable to use 99% of the technology we possess. Can we survive?

EDIT: I chose the thumb because as the opposable digit, it is one of the main components for gripping things: vital for using most tools well.
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